Books and articles

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To support the transfer of knowledge and skills we have made a selection of books and articles linked to water audits, NRW management, and leakage control. Most of these are freely available as downloads, others are available for sale from the publisher. Of particular interest is the textbook, co-authored by Malcolm Farley and Stuart Trow:

'Losses in Water Distribution Networks - A Practitioner's Guide to Assessment, Monitoring and Control”. London: IWA Publishing, available as a hard copy or digital download from:

http://www.iwapublishing.com/template.cfm?name=isbn1900222116

Among the free publications are:

managers-nrw-handbookThe Manager's Non-Revenue Water Handbook - A Guide to Understanding Water Losses, aimed at giving water utility managers in Asia a basic understanding of NRW and water loss management.

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managers-non-revenue-water-handbook-for-africaThe Manager's Non-Revenue Water Handbook for Africa - A Guide to Understanding Water Losses, a similar publication to the Asia manual, but adapted for African water utilities. 

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This manual is also available in French.

leakage-managementLeakage Management and Control – A Best Practice Training Manual – Malcolm Farley, published by WHO

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the-challenge-of-reducing-non-revenue-water-in-developing-countriesThe Challenge of Reducing Non-Revenue Water (NRW) in Developing Countries - How the Private Sector Can Help: A Look at Performance-Based Service Contracting - World Bank Institute

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the-issues-and-challenges-of-reducing-non-revenue-waterThe Issues and Challenges of Reducing Non-Revenue Water - Asian Development Bank

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Asian Water Articles


Developing a Non-Revenue Water Strategy – Part 1: Investigating and Assessing Losses
- Liemberger and Farley, 2006

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Are there Alternatives to the DMA?
- Malcolm Farley, December 2010

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Innovation in Technologies for Monitoring, Detecting and Repairing Leaks
- Malcolm Farley, September 2012

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DMA Guidance Notes
- Published by the IWA Water Loss Specialist Group

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Leak Detection Guidance Notes
- Published by the IWA Water Loss Specialist Group

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These publications form the basis for the training courses, training workshops, seminars and 'guest lectures' offered by Farley Water Consulting.